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Chicago Mulls Crackdown On Products Containing BPA

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It was the first City Council committee meeting in memory that included presentations about heat-labile molecular bonds and synthetic estrogen.

But beyond the crash course in chemistry and physiology, the license and finance committees set a more significant precedent Tuesday when they heard testimony on a proposal that could make Chicago the first place in the country to restrict the sale of products containing bisphenol A, a widely used chemical that's been linked to a range of health problems.

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